February 24, 2012 This image shows a bloom of cyanobacteria in Lake Erie on August 19, 2011 (courtesy of Thomas Archer). Cyanobacteria (formerly known as blue-green algae) are on the rise in the U.S. and worldwide, becoming a serious threat to freshwater resources and public health. Research results funded by the National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science are uncovering the secrets of why cyanobacteria are so successful. This information will be used to develop new strategies to control this growing problem. What are Cyanobacteria? The Rise of Cyanobacteria in Freshwater Resources
What is the cryosphere? There are places on Earth that are so cold that water is frozen solid. These areas of snow or ice, which are subject to temperatures below 0°C for at least part of the year, compose the cryosphere. The term “cryosphere” comes from the Greek word, “krios,” which means cold. Ice and snow on land are one part of the cryosphere.
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January issue of the Q&A with NHC series highlights TSB branch chief *Spanish translations courtesy of the NWS San Juan Weather Forecast Office Hurricane Season Dates Hurricane season in the Atlantic begins June 1st and ends November 30th. The Eastern Pacific hurricane season begins May 15th and also ends November 30th. Hurricane Season Summaries and Reports